| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:57 PM
The last time the Body Worlds people displayed at the Museum of Science and Industry, in a 2011 exhibition showing the development and decline of the human corpus, they included, with seeming incongruity, an ostrich.
The flightless — and, in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"A Good Day to Die Hard" isn't just the weakest of the "Die Hard" pictures; it's a lousy action movie on its own terms, even without comparing it to the adored 1988 franchise launch starring Bruce Willis as John McClane, the New York cop who's a carnage...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Skyfall is the latest James Bond film and number 23 overall in the series. Daniel Craig returns for his third turn as the British secret agent 007 for director Sam Mendes. Aside from Craig, the film boasts an A-list cast with the likes of Judi Dench,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
If "Skyfall" is the new 50, James Bond is handling it remarkably well. Five decades after the first cinematic incarnation of 007, novelist Ian Fleming's agent provocateur, the spy-craft in the new film is sharper, the intrigue deeper, the beauties...
| Sep 2, 2012
Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
| Sep 2, 2012
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Skyfall
When Daniel Craig returns to the big screen as James Bond this November, Omega will be returning as his wristwatch of choice. In celebration, the brand has created a limited-edition (5,007 pieces) version of...
| Jul 8, 2012
The public intellectual has become a rare creature in America, but Kurt Andersen has helped keep it from going extinct. He co-founded Spy magazine, was editor of New York magazine and now writes pieces like Time's 2011 person of the year story, the...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Saturday @ 10a.m. So Cal Test Drive Expo Long Beach Convention Center 300 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach 562-467-5252 www.testdriveexpo.com It's Father's Day Weekend, to get Dad behind the wheel of nearly one-hundred new vehicles in the first-ever auto...
| Jun 17, 2012
Free Admission! Sunday @ 11a.m. On Location in Malibu 2012: Paintings by the California Art Club Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art @ Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu 310 506 4851 arts.pepperdine.edu/museum On Location in Malibu...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Saturday @ 8 a.m. 10th Annual South Coast Air Quality Management Districts Lawnmower Exchange Program Long Beach www.aqmd.gov Make this weekends lawn mowing chores easier and pollution free. Today in Long Beach the South Coast Air Quality Management...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Operation Splash Kaiser Permanente 626-405-2652 ww.kaiserpermanente.com Its Summertime! Time to swim! Thousands of youngsters and their parents are eligible for learn-to-swim scholarships and junior lifeguard programs in low-income communities. Its...